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Software Library: MS-DOS Games

Software for MS-DOS machines that represent entertainment and games. The collection includes action, strategy, adventure and other unique genres of game and entertainment software. Through the use of the EM-DOSBOX in-browser emulator, these programs are bootable and playable. Please be aware this browser-based emulation is still in beta - contact Jason Scott, Software Curator, if there are issues or questions. Thanks to eXo for contributions and assistance with this archive.

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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Oxford Digital Enterprises Ltd.
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Also For Amiga, Amiga CD32, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, CDTV, Commodore 64, MSX, SEGA Master System, Thomson TO, ZX Spectrum Developed by Oxford Digital Enterprises Ltd. Published by Domark Limited Released Mar, 1987 Genre Puzzle Pacing Turn-based Perspective Side view, Top-down Gameplay Board Game, Game Show / Trivia / Quiz Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description This is the earliest home computer incarnation of Horn Abbot International Ltd's classic board game,...
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Platform DOS Released 1993 Genre Puzzle Pacing Real-Time Gameplay Falling Block Puzzle Description 1993tris is one of the more innovative Tetris -clones, similar to Columns . Your objective is to kill flies. Blocks consisting of four flies fall down the screen and by turning them you have to try to get three flies of the same colour in a row, a column or a diagonal to make them disappear. From time to time one of the many extra objects appear. For example there are bombs and guns that shoot...
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by Probe Software Ltd.
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Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Developed by Probe Software Ltd. Published by Virgin Games, Ltd. Released 1992 Gameplay Arcade Perspective Side view Narrative Adult Misc Licensed Genre Action, Racing / Driving Visual 2D scrolling Description Viz: The Game is an action game where the players run through various scrolling environments. It is based on a British comic magazine VIZ which, like the game, features lots of crude humour and fart jokes. The player...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Vivid Image
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Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, iPad, iPhone, SNES Developed by Vivid Image Published by Ubi Soft Entertainment Software Released 1992 Genre Action Pacing Real-Time Perspective Side view Gameplay Arcade, Fighting, Martial Arts, Platform Setting Fantasy Description "The Demon King descends from his mountain domain to you, the First Samurai and your master. Defenceless against the Demon's magic, you succumb to his powers, leaving the your Master to fight the Demon King alone. Your...
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Platform DOS Released 1985 Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Interface Direct Control Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Vehicular Space Flight Description Spacewar is a shareware Spacewar! variant. Two spaceships, controlled either by human or by robot, battle it out in a fight to the death. The spaceships' weapons of attack are phasers for short range and photon torpedos for long range, both of which use up the energy bar; if this bar is drained,...
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by Dentons
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Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Windows, ZX Spectrum Developed by Dentons Published by Thunder Mountain Released 1987 Genre Action Gameplay Puzzle elements Perspective Bird's-eye view Visual 2D scrolling, Isometric Setting World War II Description The Great Escape is an isometric action-adventure game. Controlling a prisoner of war in a German camp, your goal is to break out undetected. There are numerous ways to freedom – back doors, cracked fences, even underground tunnels. However, you...
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by Mistigris
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Developed by Mistigris Platform DOS Published by Mistigris Released Mar 30, 1997 Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Perspective 3rd-person (Other), Side view Description A minigame for a three-hour Blender competition (#19) demanding works incorporating the three subjects "E.T.", "being scared" and "Stonehenge", this title adeptly strings them together, permitting the player to play E.T. , frying tourists who are being scared at Stonehenge ... er, with destructive rays...
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Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Developed by Artech Digital Entertainments, Inc. Published by Accolade, Inc. Released Nov, 1988 Genre Action, Simulation Perspective 1st-person Vehicular Train Setting World War II Description In the months before France is liberated by the Allies in World War 2, Germany tries to take Paris' collection of classic paintings. As Resistance member Pierre LeFeu, helped by wounded former engineer Le Duc, must prevent this happening, but taking the...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by ImagiSoft, Inc.
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Developed by ImagiSoft, Inc. Platform DOS Released 1993 Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Board Game Perspective Top-down Description Redhook's Revenge is a pirate-based board game and trivia. Choose a pirate captain and then play against two other human or computer controlled players. Then roll the dice and travel the designed number of spaces over the seaways. The objective is to reach the home port with as much booty as possible, the player with the most wins. In addition to this however, each...
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by Digital Illusions, Inc.
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Also For Macintosh Developed by Digital Illusions, Inc. Published by Spectrum Holobyte, Inc. Released Sep, 1988 Genre Simulation Perspective 1st-person Vehicular Naval / Watercraft Setting Historical Events, World War II Description PT-109 is a classic torpedo boat simulation, set in the World War II. It is a game with great depth of options, realism, accuracy of simulation and enriched with an outstanding documentation. 45 different missions, 5 levels of play, practice tactics mode, 4 theaters...
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by Strategic Simulations, Inc.
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Also For Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64 Developed by Strategic Simulations, Inc. Published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. Released 1991 Genre Strategy/Tactics Pacing Turn-based Perspective Top-down Setting Historical Events, World War II Description Typhoon of Steel is a tactical level simulation of small unit actions during WWII. It is a sequel to the best selling Panzer Strike and the rules are very similar. Three theaters are covered: the Pacific Theater (Americans vs Japanese), the Asian...
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by Columbia Data Products
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Developed by Columbia Data Products Platform DOS Published by Columbia Data Products Released 1983 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description As a Space Invaders clone, your task in this game is to defend the Earth against endless waves of incoming aliens. The more you kill, the faster they go; if they complete their winding descent down the screen, your mission is over. Each row in the orderly squadrons is...
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by Westwood Associates
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Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Developed by Westwood Associates Published by Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. Released 1991 Genre Educational, Puzzle Interface Text Parser Educational Math / Logic, Pre-school / Toddler Description In Mickey’s Runaway Zoo both Mickey and Goofy team up to return all of the animals back to the zoo. This is done by a series of screens for young children to start visually identifying numbers incorporated into vivid color landscapes. When the child finds...
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by Infocom, Inc.
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Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Macintosh, PC Booter, Tatung Einstein, TRS-80 Developed by Infocom, Inc. Published by Infocom, Inc. Released 1984 Genre Adventure Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description The year is 2186. Humanity has established colonies on the moon, Mars, and several of the larger asteroids. Earth's sky is dotted with space habitats, and the spaceways are...
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by ORIGIN Systems, Inc.
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Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, NES, ZX Spectrum Developed by ORIGIN Systems, Inc. Published by ORIGIN Systems, Inc. Released May, 1989 Genre Action Gameplay Puzzle elements, RPG elements Perspective Top-down Visual 2D scrolling Setting Fantasy Description The Kingdom of Albereth was under attack of barbarian forces. King Valwyn drove the barbarians away, but was wounded in battles. Searching for a place where he could rest and restore his strength, he left the...
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Platform DOS Published by Softdisk Publishing Released 1991 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Legends tell of a race of super beings, the Slordax, who once tried to conquer the galaxy. The war lasted for a century. In the end, the Slordax were repelled. The Slordian system was dead for over seven hundred years. But now the Slordax are back. The Intergalactic Defense Alliance gave you the task to take them out with your RedDog...
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Also For Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, TRS-80 CoCo Developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc., Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released 1985 Genre Adventure Gameplay Puzzle elements Perspective 1st-person Misc Licensed Description Early this morning, a strong wind went through the hundred acre wood and picked up many objects and scattered them about. It is your job to locate all the objects, determine who the proper owners are, and return them. You had...
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Also For Atari ST Released 1988 Genre Adventure Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure Narrative Adult Description Susan is a text adventure created with the Adventure Game Toolkit . The aim of the game is for the player to score in bed with their girlfriend Susan. The character starts the game outside Susan's house, virtually empty-handed of anything useful toward fulfilling several of Susan's requests, all of which must be overcome before realistically entertaining any hope of getting...
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by Mana Games
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Developed by Mana Games Platform DOS Published by GOTO Software Released 1997 Genre Sports Perspective Behind view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Sport Tennis Description The first release in this tennis series allows players to compete in a World Tour of 90 events against 250 players. Single matches can be dirty up and dirty down (two against one) as well as the more conventional singles and doubles. Grass, clay, flexi and cement courts are featured. Action replays can be viewed in slow motion,...
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by Trillium Corp.
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Also For Apple II, Commodore 64, MSX Developed by Trillium Corp. Published by Trillium Corp. Released 1985 Genre Adventure Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Misc Licensed Description Based on Arthur C. Clarke 's classic science fiction novel Rendezvous With Rama . After an uncatalogued giant asteroid is discovered approaching Earth, scientists soon realize that it is in reality an alien starship. As commander of the spaceship Endeavor,...
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Platform DOS Published by International PC Owners Released 1983 Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Perspective Top-down Vehicular Tank Description A simple game of tank combat in ASCII graphics, requiring two human players. The combatants start off at opposite corners of the walled arena, and can move and fire in four directions, each using a different side of the keyboard. Ammo is unlimited, and the first player to score five hits on the opponent wins the game. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Developed by Dynamix, Inc. Platform DOS Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released Sep, 1994 Genre Simulation Setting Historical Events, World War II Vehicular Naval / Watercraft ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Description Take command of one of seven German U-Boats during WWII and hunt down and destroy allied convoys. This is never an easy task since their escorts and aircraft are waiting to ruin your day. The level of realism, and with it the difficulty, can be set by enabling or disabling ten...
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GameTek (FL), Inc. Developed by Intergalactic Development Incorporated Platform DOS Published by GameTek (FL), Inc. Released 1995 Pacing Real-Time Perspective Top-down Educational History Genre Educational, Simulation, Strategy/Tactics Setting Historical Events, World War I ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Description The War College is the third and final installment in Ezra Sidran 's Universal Military Simulator series of tactical war games. The simulation's core principle is a departure from...
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Platform DOS Released 1989 Genre Puzzle Pacing Turn-based Perspective Top-down Gameplay Board Game Description This is a freeware adaptation of the classic code-breaking board game Mastermind , where the player has to guess a 4-peg color combination, given hints with black and white key pegs. The game is available in English and Norwegian, apart from standard rules it allows for alternate setups: from 4 to 10 colors and whether they can be used more than once. The screen also displays an answer...
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by Zura Khetsuriani
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Tetris game for DOS controls: left and right arrows - move left or right down arrow - speedup the falling up arrow or space - rotate p - pause
Topics: tetris, game, text-mode, dos, ms-dos
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by TbiliSoft
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Developed by TbiliSoft Platform DOS Published by TbiliSoft Released Jan 01, 1990 Genre Action Gameplay Puzzle elements Perspective Top-down Description Kurtan is an old clone of Sokoban , developed by a joint US-Georgian (former USSR) venture. The game was widely circulated in the post-Soviet space. It comprises a series of puzzles that must be solved by moving all the randomly placed crates into their target spots. Some control issues exist where a single keystroke would cause the player...
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Also For Amiga, Atari ST, CDTV, Commodore 64, Game Boy Color, PC-98 Developed by Rainbow Arts Software GmbH Published by Rainbow Arts Software GmbH Released 1991 Genre Puzzle Pacing Real-Time Perspective Top-down Description Log!cal is a bizarre puzzle game in which you have to arrange colored balls (green, purple, blue or yellow) to form quartets in any of several locations on the game board. These locations are, in fact, balls you can spin, then send any of the balls in them through the...
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by Bethesda Softworks LLC
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Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Macintosh, NES Developed by Bethesda Softworks LLC Published by Bethesda Softworks LLC Released 1990 Genre Sports Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Perspective Top-down Sport Hockey Description The first of three Wayne Gretzky games from Bethesda . It contains everything that could be found in a hockey rink, from big hits and fighting to icings and offsides. It's not only about what is on the ice but also outside, offering the player plenty of coaching options...
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MISSING COVER Also For iPhone, Linux, Mainframe Released Jul 01, 1988 Genre Role-Playing (RPG) Pacing Turn-based Perspective Top-down Gameplay Roguelike Setting Fantasy Description Rogue Clone is an early variant of Rogue , the grandfather of all roguelikes , specifically of the UNIX version 5.3. The first version of Rogue Clone was first released in 1986 for UNIX. At first glance, Rogue Clone is quite indistinguishable from the original: Enter some randomly generated dungeon, bash monsters,...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Andrew Greenberg, Inc., Robert Woodhead, Inc.
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Also For Apple II, Commodore 64, Commodore 128, FM-7, Game Boy Color, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1 Developed by Andrew Greenberg, Inc., Robert Woodhead, Inc. Published by Sir-tech Software, Inc. Released 1986 Genre DLC / Add-on, Role-Playing (RPG) Pacing Turn-based Perspective 1st-person Setting Fantasy Description A generation has passed since your band of adventurers reclaimed the Staff of Gnilda and the armor of the Knight of Diamonds, and the land has been at peace. But now nature...
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by Chris Crawford Games
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Also For Macintosh Developed by Chris Crawford Games Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1991 Genre Educational, Strategy/Tactics Pacing Real-Time Perspective Top-down Educational History Setting Historical Events, World War II Description In the wargame you can play as Americans or Germans on famous World War 2 battlefield - the Battle of the Bulge. Before the battle begins you can research visible enemy troops, choose your troops, show them preferred movement direction, and...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Distinctive Software, Inc.
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Also For FM Towns, PC-98 Developed by Distinctive Software, Inc. Published by Mindscape, Inc. Released 1990 Genre Sports Perspective 1st-person, Behind view Sport Tennis Description Being part of Mindscape's 4D Sports game series, this program tries to realistically reproduce the game of tennis. Just like all the other games from the series, 4D Sports Tennis offers "true four-dimensional gameplay" by letting the player access advanced replay features. The game is based on simple,...
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Platform DOS Published by Montsoft Released 1990 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Vehicular Flight / Aviation Description This is a nice and simple game. You pilot a plane, and you just blow other planes up, while performing your mission of blowing other things up. For those familiar with old-school arcade games, think of Jumpjet as a combination of Defender and Scramble . From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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by Opera Soft S.A.
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Also For Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, MSX, ZX Spectrum Developed by Opera Soft S.A. Published by Opera Soft S.A. Released 1987 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Description The Last Mission is a side-view arcade game without scrolling (viewpoint moves from screen to screen) with map of big dimensions. The game takes its inspiration from games such as Underwurlde and Starquake . You control a tank-like robot which can be divided in two: you rotate caterpillar and head-canyon, and the head part can fly...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Thomas Perl
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From the information page at  https://thp.io/2018/loonies8192/ A simple puzzle game. Initially it fit into just 8 KiB, then grew to 16 KiB and then 23 KiB, now it's a 25 KiB file for DOS, the 3DS version is 242 KiB and the PSP version is 640 KiB (due to homebrew packing in lots of standard library files; the size could be optimized, but I decided not to). How to play: There are 2x2-blocks falling down the top, with two different colors. Use LEFT/RIGHT/DOWN to move the block and use UP to...
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Platforms Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC-98, PC Booter, Thomson TO, ZX Spectrum Developed by MicroProse Software, Inc. Published by MicroProse Software, Inc. Released 1984 Genre Simulation Gameplay Vehicular Combat Simulator Perspective 1st-person Vehicular Flight / Aviation Setting Contemporary Description The seven missions featured in this simulation of F-15 flight are all real-life missions the plane was originally used...
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War Inc.
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Also For Amiga Developed by Rauser Advertainment GmbH Published by Bundeswehr Released 1994 Genre Action, Simulation Gameplay Arcade Visual Isometric Vehicular Flight / Aviation, Helicopter Description In this game you are the pilot of a battle helicopter of the Federal Armed Forces (Deutsche Bundeswehr) to fly search and rescue (SAR) missions and supporting missions in countries abroad. The perspective and gameplay slightly resemble that of similar games from the period, such as Electronic...
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by Bluebush Software
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Developed by Bluebush Software Platform DOS Published by Bluebush Software Released 1983 Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Board Game, Chess Perspective Top-down Description Bluebush Chess is one of the first computer chess programs for personal PC computers and has large graphics where the chess board covers nearly the whole screen. There are seven skill levels available plus postal chess. You can play black or white pieces and control them by selecting them through keyboard cursor movement. The...
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by The Learning Company
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Reader Rabbit 1 (DOS)
Topics: reader, rabbit, dos
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by Axe Productions
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Developed by Axe Productions Platform DOS Published by Axe Productions Released 1997 Genre Sports Perspective 3rd-person (Other) Sport Snowboarding / Skiing Description Ski King 2 is a downhill ski game and sequel to Ski King . You have to race as quickly as possible down the hill and at the same time avoid all of the obstacles in the hill. The trees from the first game are not the only obstacles, there are rocks, water and billboards too. And to make the game more interesting jumps has been...
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by Micro Sports Inc
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Developed by Micro Sports Inc Platform DOS Published by Micro Sports Inc Released 1991 Genre Simulation, Sports Sport Football (American) Misc Licensed Description All-American College Football is a football simulator allowing the player to coach a college football team. The game is officially licensed and features over 140 statistical categories for over 80 teams. There are five game modules included: College Head-Up Football : Play a game head to head against another person on the same...
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Also For Commodore 64 Published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. Released 1991 Genre Strategy/Tactics Pacing Turn-based Perspective Top-down Setting Europe, Historical Events, Medieval Description Medieval Lords: Soldier Kings of Europe is a political/war strategy simulator that starts (in its earliest scenario) in 1028 AD and continues for up to 100 turns or 500 years. Up to 10 players may take part, with the computer controlling up to 6 players. Limits can be set on how many actions can be...
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Official Site Star Command: Revolution Developed by Metropolis Digital, Inc. Platform DOS Published by GT Interactive Software Corp. Released 1997 Genre Strategy/Tactics Pacing Real-Time Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Visual Isometric ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Description Real-time strategy in space. Play as one of four different races. Do the normal RTS thing; collect resources, build up a powerful military, and crush everyone else. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Also For Amiga, Atari ST, FM Towns, Genesis, Macintosh, PC-98, SEGA CD, Sharp X68000, SNES Developed by Bullfrog Productions, Ltd. Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. Released 1992 Genre Strategy/Tactics Pacing Real-Time Setting Fantasy Visual Isometric Description PowerMonger takes the basic design and concepts of Bullfrog 's previous game Populous , and places it in a war context. The game cast the player as a dispossessed warlord plundering his way through 195 territories on the way to world...
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by Moore Software Development
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Developed by Moore Software Development Platform DOS Published by Locksoft, Inc. Released 1993 Genre Educational, Puzzle, Simulation Educational Math / Logic, Science Narrative Detective / Mystery, Spy / Espionage Description Safe Opening Simulator is quite accurately described by its title: This program is a simulation that lets you open safes. At first, you'll have to identify the safe, guessing the manufacturer, model and class of the safe and the lock. For each identification item, you have...
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Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, NES Developed by Titus France SA Published by Titus Software Corporation Released 1991 Genre Action Gameplay Platform Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Misc Licensed Description The Blues Brothers are on the run from the law. Take control of either bulky Jake or nippy Elwood in this five-level platform game. You must cross a prison, a river and the big city to reach freedom. You also must find your missing records and...
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Developed by Dynamix, Inc. Platform DOS Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released 1993 Genre Puzzle Perspective Side view Interface Point and Select Narrative Comedy Description Sid & Al's Incredible Toons is a spin-off of The Incredible Machine series. It features cartoon characters and items instead of pseudo-realistic contraptions, but the goal is the same: to build hilarious machines reminiscent of the pictures of Rube Goldberg. Sid Mouse and Al E. Cat have probably never heard of Tom...
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by Magicode, Inc.
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Developed by Magicode, Inc. Platform DOS Published by MicroLeague Interactive Software Released 1992 Genre Compilation, Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Cards / Tiles, Platform Description Ultimate Cards is a collection of 6 card games: Spades Hearts Gin Rummy Oh Hell! Whist Crazy 8's There are 12 opponents with different skills, which may be assigned by the player to the table before each game starts. Such opponents may advise the player during the game. The game progress may be turned back and...
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Also For Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Published by ORIGIN Systems, Inc. Released 1987 Genre Action Gameplay Action RPG, Fighting Perspective Side view, Top-down Setting Fantasy Description Khantun is traditionally a peaceful land, with no army or wars. Former leader Kaimen has turned to using his powers for evil, and the land has not withstood his aggression. The Holy Ones have been kidnapped, the land instead ruled by an evil group of monks. It is down to the player to vanquish...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Wesson International
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Developed by Wesson International Platform DOS Published by Mallard Software Inc. Released 1993 Genre Simulation, Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Lunar Command is the updated version of Moonbase , a Lunar Colony Simulator where you have to supply the oxygen, water, power, heat and shelter for the entire colony. Starting with a virgin lunar plain rich in minerals and elements (but alien to everything human),...
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Platform PC Booter Published by Orion Software, Inc. Released 1982 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Perspective Top-down Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description A fairly faithful reproduction of the classic Pac-Man arcade game, considering its age and use of CGA graphics. As ever, the main character moves through a maze collecting dots and avoiding ghosts, using power pills for a chance to kill the ghosts for points. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Platform DOS Released 1992 Genre Adventure Perspective 1st-person Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description 3D Trek is a single-player adventure game based, unofficially, on Star Trek , the original series. The game was developed using Domark's Virtual Reality Studio and it's a timed adventure game which, given the similarity of the corridors plays like a maze exploration game. The self destruct sequence on the USS Enterprise has been triggered and the player must explore the ship and some...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by ACRO Studio
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Developed by ACRO Studio Platform DOS Published by The Game Factory Released 1995 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Description Baryon is a straightforward vertical shooter which features a smooth graphical engine, a short digital sound track and various types of enemies. There are two types of ships, each with its own weapon types, as well as missile upgrades (homing as well as regular, more powerful ones), bombs and shield. The shareware version of Baryon features...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Redwood Games
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Developed by Redwood Games Platform DOS Published by MVP Software Released 1994 Genre Action Gameplay Platform, Shooter Description Aliens that look like giant dill pickles are about to conquer the human colony of Arcadia. Five hundred years of continuous peace led to complete disarmament, and humans find themselves unprepared for war. Only a brave lad named Dave, armed with a Salad Shooter, can face the murderous pickles. His task is to find ancient weapons and put an end to the war. Pickle...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Dongleware Verlags GmbH
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Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Macintosh Developed by Dongleware Verlags GmbH Published by Dongleware Verlags GmbH Released 1992 Genre Puzzle Perspective Top-down Interface Direct Control Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description You control a black orb that is trapped in a puzzle like labyrinth. A level is called a landscape and there are 200 landscapes to solve. The main gameplay element consists of opening the so-called oxydstones. You can bump against a oxydstone and a colored symbol will appear....
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Epic Interactive Strategy, Martech Software, Inc.
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Also For Windows Developed by Epic Interactive Strategy, Martech Software, Inc. Released 1990 Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Pacing Real-Time Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Much like Elite, Tradewars 2002 is considered a space trading game, but it gives you a perfect mix between strategy and action by allowing you to play against other people and giving you options such as building citadels and ports. A text based game who found it's popularity by being played through dial-up BBSs,...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX Spectrum Developed by Cobra Soft Published by IntraCorp, Inc. Released 1988 Genre Adventure Setting Interwar Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Murder on the Atlantic takes place on the Bourgogne, a big French ocean liner, in 1938. On board: various rich people along with spies which want to snare the new computer technology for their own needs. The player takes the role of an detective who has...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Rozner Labs Software Group
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Also For SNES Developed by Rozner Labs Software Group Published by Hi-Tech Expressions, Inc. Released 1993 Gameplay Platform Perspective Side view Misc Licensed Genre Action Setting Contemporary Visual 2D scrolling Description Beethoven's 2nd is a platform game where you get a chance to wear the metaphorical shoes of Beethoven - that lovable, big dog from the movie. Your four puppies need to be rescued and brought back to their mom. As a responsible father and guardian you'll first need to find...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Zeppelin Games Limited
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Also For Amiga Developed by Zeppelin Games Limited Published by Zeppelin Games Limited Released 1994 Genre Sports Perspective Top-down Sport Football (European) / Soccer Description Released to coincide with the 1994 World Cup, this one has an overhead view similar to Sensible Soccer. Real teams are provided at both club and national level – although, contrary to what the packaging claimed, the player names are invented. The players vary in speed, and in which skills (such as heading,...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Atari Games Corporation
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Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, SAM Coupé, ZX Spectrum Developed by Atari Games Corporation Published by Domark Limited Released 1990 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Perspective Bird's-eye view Visual Isometric Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters has the player sent on a rescue mission to Planet X. This planet has been taken over by robots and it's up to the player to find and evacuate the remaining humans. It's a...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Also For Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64 Developed by Parker Brothers Published by SEGA Enterprises, Inc. Released 1984 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Description In Frogger II: ThreeeDeep! , you need to guide your frog to safety in three different locations. Starting out underwater, reach the top of the pond while avoiding dangerous alligators and fish (you can ride a turtle for safety!). Once on top of the pond, hop across logs, birds, and...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 Published by Mastertronic, Inc. Released 1988 Genre Sports Setting Fantasy Sport Olympiad / Mixed Sports Description Knight Games consists of eight self-contained small games with a medieval theme. Two are shooting games. The Crossbow event involves moving a crosshair so as to hit one of an array of rotating targets. Once you've mastered this you are ready for Archery - this time you must hit targets which move from left to right, so timing is more important....
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by ICOM Simulations, Inc.
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Also For Amiga, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, NES, Windows 3.x, Windows Mobile Developed by ICOM Simulations, Inc. Published by Mindscape, Inc. Released 1988 Genre Adventure Perspective 1st-person Narrative Horror Description Another game using the graphical adventure interface found in Déjà Vu and Shadowgate , Uninvited comes with a "horror" theme. While driving on a lonely road at night, a strange figure blocks your vision causing you to swerve and crash your car....
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by id Software, Inc.
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Developed by id Software, Inc. Platform DOS Published by Expert Software, Inc., Froggman, Softdisk Publishing Released 1991 Genre Puzzle, Strategy/Tactics Perspective Top-down Interface Direct Control Description Aliens have mistaken your dog Rusty for Earth's leader and sent evil robots to kidnap him. Now you must free him from a variety of doggie prisons in this puzzle game. Dognapped consists of a series of rooms containing forcefields, traps, robots and obstacles which you move through with...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Seika Corporation Also For PC-98, Sharp X68000 Developed by Artdink Corporation Published by Seika Corporation Released 1989 Genre Strategy/Tactics Pacing Real-Time Perspective Top-down Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Vehicular Train Description In 1992, Maxis published A-Train , a railroad management simulation by Artdink , a developer of some renown in Japan but virtually unknown anywhere else. A-Train was the third episode in Artdink’s Take the A-Train series, which dates back to...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by subLOGIC
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Developed by subLOGIC Platform DOS Published by subLOGIC Released 1987 Genre Simulation Gameplay Vehicular Combat Simulator Perspective 1st-person, 3rd-person (Other) Vehicular Flight / Aviation Description The game is a very improved version of SubLOGIC 's Jet . Improvements is made for overall speed, flight characteristics, higher precision calculations, smooth zooming, game menu, video modes support, and system functions. Mouse control and landing gear was added. This time, game may be...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Graftgold Ltd.
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Also For Acorn 32-bit, Amiga Developed by Graftgold Ltd. Published by Empire Software Released 1994 Genre Sports Perspective 3rd-person (Other) Sport Football (European) / Soccer Description Rather than copying Sensible Soccer or Kick Off , this football game features a number of comical and unrealistic touches. Although the view is top-down, the pitch is small and square, and the players appear huge on it. A range of moves including overhead kicks, trapping the ball and quick 1-2 passes can be...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bethesda Softworks LLC, Mirage Graphics, Inc.
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Developed by Bethesda Softworks LLC, Mirage Graphics, Inc. Platform DOS Published by Bethesda Softworks LLC Released 1991 Genre Sports Perspective 3rd-person (Other) Sport Basketball Misc Licensed Description It's the Final Four, and you can lead your team to the NCAA Championship. You can customize players and create new ones. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Spectrum HoloByte
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Platforms Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Epoch Game Pocket Computer, FM-7, MSX, PC-6001, PC-8000, PC-88, Sharp MZ-80B/2000/2500, Sharp X1, SG-1000, TRS-80 CoCo Developed by Thinking Rabbit Published by Thinking Rabbit Released Dec, 1982 Genre Puzzle Perspective Top-down Interface Direct Control Visual Fixed / Flip-screen, Isometric Description Soko-Ban is a classic puzzle game, the basis of numerous clones in the later years. It is set in a warehouse. On each level, the player must push crates...
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